Ann leads a team of talented professionals to build innovative marketing campaigns for clients across the country. A data geek and early adaptor of inbound marketing, Ann is passionate about leading the discussion on what is new and next in higher education. She loves working with clients and is thrilled that, in the past 4 years, Converge has partnered with over 100 colleges and universities.
BA in Business Marketing from Iowa State University, graduated Suma Cum Laude with honors
She is the proud mother of two children – Kennedy, 12 (self-proclaimed softball star), and Quinn, 9 (Mr. Personality), who keep her on her toes constantly!
Ann has been working in the Higher Education market for over 15 years. She has been to hundreds of college campuses and has presented at over 50 Higher Education Conferences. She was also named 40 under 40 by the Business Journal.
In her spare time she can be found reading business, leadership and analytics/inbound marketing blogs, going to wine tastings or enjoying a workout at CrossFit.
"True leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders." – Tom Peters
What I've Been Up To
I've done a few things and you can filter them by my name, a subject, and a specific blog topic.
Posted on September 27, 2016
“Big Data: Building a Data-Driven Competitive Edge” is now available for download in an eBook version. This chapter is full of practical tips, case studies and strategies – breaking down what’s new and next in the big data and marketing world and how to use it for higher education.
Posted on September 16, 2016
IBM’s Email Marketing Benchmark Study includes many great data points and takeaways relevant to higher education. Fine-tune your emails for success with these three strategies.
Posted on June 15, 2016
An integral part of being at the forefront of our industry is attending industry conferences. With the sheer number of conferences and trade shows each year, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and difficult to choose which to attend. Here are the top 5 we will be attending in 2016.